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This boogeyman was scared of the dark But tried frightening kids in the park When dusk started to fall For his mummy he’d call He'd go dashing home quick as a lark Young children thought it was great fun Seeing the poor boogeyman run They’d leap out from a bush Make him fall on his tush For he didn’t scare anyone So the boogeyman joined in a class His assessments he quickly did pass He leaps from dustbin lids Now he’s scaring the kids This transition he cannot surpass Contest Boogeyman sponsored by Nayda Ivette Negron 05~24~16

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Date: 6/4/2016 9:43:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, dear Jan/ It's no wonder I am your fan/With poems like this/You deserve a kiss/Keep on writing as only you can! ~karam~
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/5/2016 9:31:00 AM
Aww Karam that is a delightful limerick thank you so much - I would make it a fave and give it a 7 if I could!!!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 6/3/2016 12:49:00 PM
Congratulations on a great top win with your clever limericks Jan! Outstanding! #7 ; )
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/3/2016 3:42:00 PM
Thanks Connie:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 6/3/2016 2:55:00 AM
Congratulations, Jan:) This was the only funny take on the boogeyman, I guess:) Very well written:)
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/3/2016 11:20:00 AM
I do try and write with humour whenever possible - prefer to laugh than be frightened - have enough of that when I look in the mirror lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 6/2/2016 7:46:00 PM
lol always the humorous one you are! Congrats on your placement
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/3/2016 11:19:00 AM
I do try and write with humour whenever I can... but it doesn't always go down well in contests lol :-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 6/2/2016 7:37:00 PM
Congratulations, Jan
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/3/2016 11:18:00 AM
Thanks Janis:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 6/2/2016 6:53:00 PM
Congratulations Jan on the placement of the contest
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/3/2016 11:18:00 AM
Thanks so much Nayda I enjoyed the challenge:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/31/2016 5:49:00 PM
Brilliant clear diction with a lovely soft brogue Jan. I cannot wait for my microphone to arrive from China......can take up to a month. My problem will be keeping myself from laughing.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/1/2016 3:31:00 AM
Many computers have built in microphones Jean but when I tried to use mine on the laptop the quality wasn't good so hubby set me up some special equipment to use and we downloaded the recording onto my laptop:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/28/2016 12:29:00 PM
Hi Jan I enjoyed your string of limericks. And I must say I agree with everyone else, you have a nice British accent. Well done- Alexis
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/28/2016 6:34:00 PM
Thanks Alexis I don't think i will use the audio very often but it was lovely to have the opportunity to experiment with it:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/27/2016 9:54:00 PM
Jan, this was a fun poem and loved your reading of it.. 7
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/28/2016 3:56:00 AM
Thanks Constance it was fun to write and read:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/27/2016 7:39:00 PM
Nice Jan........... Beautiful voice.... For sure the winner...
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Date: 6/5/2016 2:05:00 AM
You Chose Dragon fly as your avatar, I bet you're a butterfly.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/28/2016 3:56:00 AM
Thanks Pashang:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/27/2016 1:13:00 PM
- Especially nice to hear your voice to your great boogeyman poems, Jan :) - Good luck in the contest - Best wishes for a lovely weekend :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/27/2016 1:30:00 PM
Thanks Anne Lise I won't use the audio often but it has been fun giving it a try:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/27/2016 12:22:00 AM
Hi Jan. Loved hearing your reading of the boogeyman poem. Not sure where your accent is from . Loved the poem.... Seren
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/27/2016 1:27:00 AM
Hi Seren I don't have a strong accent from anywhere I lived in derby most of my life but was born in Birmingham but most definitely don't have a brummy voice lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/26/2016 9:32:00 PM
wonderful poem and voice Jan...I was expecting an Isle of Man accent :)
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/27/2016 1:26:00 AM
I was actually born in Birmingham but lived most of my childhood in Derby I don't have any particular accent I'm just me:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/26/2016 12:48:00 PM
This is so beautiful and wittingly written.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/26/2016 12:50:00 PM
Thanks so much Funom:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 6:15:00 PM
First of all you could read out the phone book, and it would have me memorized, what a beautiful voice to go with that lovely poem.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/25/2016 12:53:00 AM
Gosh think of the repeat fees for that job lol - I'd do it lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 6:13:00 PM
so awesome Jan, and also to hear you reading it with your cool British accent. Just wait till you finally hear my American twang. hahha. And how differently I say boogeyman from you!!
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/25/2016 12:53:00 AM
We call it the bogeyman rather than boogeyman lol. Can't wait to hear your voice too :-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 5:12:00 PM
This is too cute Jan. Good luck on the contest. A seven from me. Really good rhyme and rhythm. Great imagery. God Bless, JB
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/24/2016 5:15:00 PM
Thanks Judy I went for a fun take on the contest theme:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 4:41:00 PM
Love it Jan. You have a great reading voice...well done
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/24/2016 4:51:00 PM
Aww Thanks Tim:-) I used to love reading out loud at school and having done some broadcasting I have no fear of the microphone:-) I do think this facility helps brings the poems to life:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 4:32:00 PM
fun! I'm gonna have to come back and listen to the audio when I get on my tablet. :)
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/24/2016 4:36:00 PM
Thanks Cas I'm loving listening to the voices of the soupers not sure how often I will use this feature but its fun to add audio to some of the poems:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 4:30:00 PM
Good for the boogeyman!! A super series LIMERICK with great rhythm and flow. Well done Jan! hugs, Keith
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/24/2016 4:35:00 PM
Aww thanks Keith my hubby got me some proper equipment to record on so the quality of the sound is much better than my first 2 attempts at adding sound to my poems:-) hugs Jan xx
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Keith Bickerstaffe
Date: 5/24/2016 4:32:00 PM
fantastic audio!!!
Date: 5/24/2016 2:36:00 PM
Cute, Jan. Best wishes for the contest. Hugs, Sandra
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/24/2016 2:54:00 PM
Thanks Sandra:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 12:51:00 PM
Enjoyed!
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/24/2016 2:57:00 PM
Thanks Kim:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/24/2016 12:26:00 PM
Poor Boogyman, pleased he went to a class, lol. Good luck in the contest, Jan.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/24/2016 2:58:00 PM
Thanks Barry was a fun contest to write for:-) hugs Jan xx